Edward VIII

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King of England and Ireland in 1936

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Madonna's second directorial effort tells the story of Wallis Simpson, the two-time American divorcee for whom King Edward VIII abdicated his throne in 1936.
I'd heard about Edward VIII abdicating when I was in school.
The programme also contrasts King George VI's speeches with those of his brother, the former King Edward VIII, who, in contrast was regarded as a natural performer.
The biopic, about the affair between King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson, stars Abbie Cornish, James Fox and Andrea Riseborough.
1936: Edward VIII abdicated as King after a reign of 325 days, in favour of his brother, the Duke of York, who became King George VI.
A spokeswoman for Bonhams said the sale was fuelled by a continued fascination with the relationship between Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson.
TWO pieces of jewellery given to Wallis Simpson by King Edward VIII have gone under the hammer for nearly pounds 120,000.
1894 - Edward VIII, the king who abdicated for the love of Mrs Simpson, was born at Richmond, Surrey.
DOCUMENTS reveal that the woman for whom Edward VIII quit the throne was cheating on him with a car salesman from Ford.
AN MP yesterday stepped up her campaign for the Government to release papers on the alleged Nazi sympathies of King Edward VIII and his wife the Duchess of Windsor.
A photograph of Prince John, a younger brother of King Edward VIII who was hidden from public view because he was an epileptic, appeared Wednesday - reportedly the first picture ever published of the boy, who died in childhood.
The Prince of Wales in question here would have been Edward VIII, who became Duke of Windsor in 1936.
For the record, he rang for the deaths of Queen Victoria, the coronation and death of Edward VII, the death of George V, the accession of Edward VIII and the coronation and death of George VI.
King Edward VIII (Prince of Wales) during a visit to Cymmer pit
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Britain's intelligence agency MI5 had tapped the phones of King Edward VIII and his brother the Duke of York amid 1936 Abdication Crisis, which changed the course of British history, a new book has claimed.